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貪欲貪慾
Readings
どんよく
donyoku
とんよく
tonyoku
たんよく
tanyoku
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
avarice, greed, covetousnessavidité, cupidité, gloutonnerie, voracité

Buddhist term
usu. とんよく
raga (desire)Geiz, Gier, Habgier, Habsucht, Gierigkeit, Gefräßigkeit

Kanji
ON: タン, トンKUN: むさぼ.る
covet, indulge in

ON: ヨクKUN: ほっ.する, ほ.しい
longing, covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving

ON: タン, トンKUN: むさぼ.る
covet, indulge in

ON: ヨク
covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving

Example sentences
彼の名誉は貪欲によってむしばまれた。Parts: (かれ), 名誉 (めいよ), 貪欲 (どんよく), に因って (によって), 蝕む (むしばむ)His honor was corroded by greed.

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